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Oracle - Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer (OCAJP)

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27.9.2021 (Monday)

Overview

This accelerated 3 day Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Java SE 7 Programmer course will introduce you to the Java programming language. Used by over 9 million web developers worldwide and run by 97% of enterprise desktops, it is one of the most recognised and popular programming languages, especially for businesses.

You’ll learn key Java fundamentals, helping you to create a variety of Java programs and applications. You’ll develop and refine your Java skills to fix programming issues, learning to solve real-world problems. You’ll develop critical skills including:

  • Using decision and looping constructs and methods to dictate program flow
  • Performing basic error handling for Java programs
  • Implementing object-oriented (OO) concepts like inheritance, encapsulation and abstraction in Java programs

Your new java skills will allow you to write software that is usable on almost any other platform, and programs that can run within a web browser. You’ll also be able to use Java to combine applications, making them highly customisable.

This accelerated course is suitable if you have little to no Java skills and will vital knowledge with vast potential for future programming skills development

Four reasons why you should sit your OCA Java Programmer course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be OCA Java Programmer trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your OCA Java Programmer course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass OCA Java Programmer first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study OCA Java Programmer with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 106947 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Who will the Course Benefit?

The course is aimed at Java Programmers wishing to maximizing their potential and move their Java career forward. With 3 billion devices running Java worldwide, the world's top companies rely on experienced Java Programmers to build and maintain these critical applications. Because of the prevalence of Java, there is a continued demand for well-trained, highly-skilled Java programmers to create and maintain critical applications.

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Java SE7 Fundamentals

Introducing the Java Technology

  • Relating Java with other languages
  • Showing how to download, install, and configure the Java environment on a
  • Windows system.
  • Describing the various Java technologies such as Java EE, JavaME, Embedded Java SE
  • Describing key features of the technology and the advantages of using Java
  • Using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

Thinking in Objects

  • Defining the problem domain
  • Identifying objects and recognising the criteria for defining objects

Introducing the Java Language

  • Defining classes
  • Identifying the components of a class
  • Creating and using a test class
  • Compiling and executing a test program

Working with Primitive Variables

  • Declaring and initialising field variables
  • Describing primitive data types such as integral, floating point, textual, and logical
  • Declaring variables and assigning values
  • Using constants
  • Using arithmetic operators to modify values

Working with Objects

  • Declaring and initialising objects
  • Storing objects in memory
  • Using object references to manipulate data
  • Using JSE javadocs to look up the methods of a class
  • Working with String and StringBuilder objects

Using operators and decision constructs

  • Using relational and conditional operators
  • Testing equality between strings
  • Evaluating different conditions in a program and determining the algorithm
  • Creating if and if/else constructs
  • Nesting and chaining conditional statements
  • Using a switch statement

Creating and Using Arrays

  • Declaring, instantiating, and initialising a one-dimensional Array
  • Declaring, instantiating, and initialising a two-dimensional Array
  • Using a for loop to process an Array
  • Creating and initialising an ArrayList
  • Using the import statement to work with existing Java APIs
  • Accessing a value in an Array or and ArrayList
  • Using the args Array

Using Loop Constructs

  • Creating while loops and nested while loops
  • Developing a for loop
  • Using ArrayLists with for loops
  • Developing a do while loop
  • Understanding variable scope

Working with Methods and Method Overloading

  • Creating and Invoking a Method
  • Passing arguments and returning values
  • Creating static methods and variables
  • Using modifiers
  • Overloading a method

Using Encapsulation and Constructors

  • Creating constructors
  • Implementing encapsulation

Introducing Advanced Object Oriented Concepts

  • Using inheritance
  • Using types of polymorphism such as overloading, overriding, and dynamic binding
  • Working with superclasses and subclasses
  • Adding abstraction to your analysis and design
  • Understanding the purpose of Java interfaces
  • Creating and implementing a Java interface

Handling Errors

  • Understanding the different kinds of errors that can occur and how they are handled in Java
  • Understanding the different kinds of Exceptions in Java
  • Using Javadocs to research the Exceptions thrown by the methods of foundation classes
  • Writing code to handle Exceptions

The Big Picture

  • Creating packages and JAR files for deployment using java
  • Two and three tier architectures
  • Looking at some Java applications examples

Exam Track

You will sit the Java Standard Edition Java SE 7 Programmer I (1Z0-803) Exam which leads to the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Java SE 7 certification, at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This exam is 120 minutes in duration, consisting of 70 multiple choice questions. The passing score is 63%.

What's Included

Included:

  • Official Firebrand courseware

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you should have:

  • At least six months programming experience in Java
  • An understanding of the command-line interface, and have used a text editor and a browser

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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